FlixChatter Review: RADIOACTIVE (2019)

Ever since her breakout role in Gone Girl, Rosamund Pike has become an even more compelling performer who often portrays brilliant real-life heroines. A couple of years ago, I thought her performance in A Private War as fearless war-correspondence Marie Colvin. Well, she plays yet another Marie in this film, Marie Curie, the Polish-born Nobel …

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FlixChatter Review: UNCLE FRANK (2020)

I had the privilege of seeing this film at Twin Cities Film Fest last October, one of the three films I saw on the big screen. I had come into it blindly, not having seen a trailer or even read in details what it's about at all or even seen the trailer. I find that …

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Trailers Spotlight: Radioactive + Mr. Jones

Hello everyone! I know the mood is grim as the world is grappling with the Coronavirus outbreak. As disappointing as seeing films we're anticipating getting canceled, when put into perspective, it's a small inconvenience for us filmgoers... though of course my heart goes out to filmmakers/festival organizers/artists and  businesses affected by this pandemic. But hey, …

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FlixChatter Review – Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil was at once my most anticipated and most dreaded film of this year. Disney has a long history of over saturating the market with quickly produced sequels, prequels and even midquels of films that have been successful. These sloppily made seconds have left me with a bad taste and a severe …

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Musings on TV Series Recently Watched: Bodyguard & SS-GB

HAPPY NEW YEAR! (I think you can still say that until at least mid January, right?) It's a relatively mellow weekend for me and I realize I haven't actually written a review in 2019 yet but I've been bingeing a ton of shows in the past month or so. I've blogged about Daredevil Season 3 …

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Spotlight on BBC One’s miniseries SS-GB + Interview with actor Maximilian Dirr

This past Sunday, BBC One finally aired one of my most anticipated series (well it's a 5-part miniseries) starring my fave Yorkshireman Sam Riley. I've mentioned the project several times, including here and here. Naturally it'll make you think of Amazon’s Man in the High Castle but set in London. Based on the 1978 novel by Len …

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Belated Birthday Tribute to Sam Riley

I can't believe I missed my darling Sam's birthday yesterday!! My favorite actor turned 37 on January 8… and since he made his breakthrough debut in Control in 2007, he doesn't seem to have aged a day! He was born on January 8, 1980 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. I love his Yorkshire accent, spoken with …

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